About the Tweed Museum
Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, functions as an art collecting and teaching institution that promotes learning through collection stewardship, research, and by presenting programs in the visual arts for the engagement of the University and surrounding communities.
With a permanent collection of over 8,000 art objects representing a range of cultures and periods of art history, the Tweed Museum of Art on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth is a major cultural and educational resource for the Upper Midwest.
In the 1920s and early 1930s, George P. Tweed and his wife Alice began collecting 19th and early 20th century European and American painting, including examples of the French Barbizon School and Impressionist influenced American Landscape painting. After the death of Mr. Tweed in 1946, Mrs. Tweed saw the potential of the Tweed Collection as an educational resource for the community and the University. She generously developed the funding for the present building which was dedicated in 1958.
Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Closed Mondays and University Holidays
218.726.8222 or 218.726.7823
Tweed Museum of Art
University of Minnesota Duluth
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812-2496
Ken Bloom, Director
Kathy Sandstedt, Museum Store Manager
Camille Doran, Registrar
Susan Hudec, Education Director
Kathy Sandstedt, Executive Administrative Specialist
Joan Slack, Curator of Programs
Christine Strom, Principal Ofc. & Admin. Spec.
Scott Stevens, Lead Guard
Steve Johnson, Guard
Greg Tiburzi, Guard
Tweed Museum of Art Advisory Board
Terry Roberts, President
Bruce Hansen, V.P.
Dr. Robert Leff
Alice B. O'Connor
Dr. Joe Leek
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The Tweed Museum of Art is one of seven units in the School of Fine Arts, UMD. The University of Minnesota Duluth is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Tweed Museum of Art is a fiscal year 2014 recipient of an operating support grant program from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded, in part, by the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.